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Chickasaw Drug arrests

Three arrested in Okolona on separate drug charges

Posted: Feb. 14, 2018 11:30 PM

HOUSTON, Miss (WTVA) - Three people are behind bars in Chickasaw County following their arrests on separate drug-related arrests.

Sheriff Jim Myers says that two people were arrested after being pulled over in a counterfeit money investigation.

He says an Okolona investigator smelled marijuana and called for back-up.

They later found more marijuana in a house in town.

A third man has been arrested for carrying cocaine and crystal meth. He too was arrested in Okolona. Byers says he has seen an upswing in possession charges in the county.

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